Resources

The Northern Nevada Veterans Resource Center is happy to help connect you with the resources you need. Take a minute to browse our list here, and don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions by dialing 775-284-VETS (8387). 

If you would like to list your organization here, please fill out the contact page form with the following information:

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  • Address
  • Phone number
  • A short description of the services offered by your organization
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ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE SELF-HELP

  • Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.) – 436 S Rock Blvd, Sparks, NV 89431; 775-355-1151 12-step program and self-help group for alcohol abuse and addiction recovery.
  • Alano Club – 1640 Prater Way, Sparks, NV 89431; 775-359-2727                            A club and support group for sobering alcoholics.
  • Cocaine Anonymous – 436 S Rock Blvd, Sparks, NV 89431; 775-781-2730             12-step program and self-help group for cocaine abuse and addiction recovery
  • Crystal Meth Anonymous – Pacific Area – 510 N Greenbrae Dr, Sparks, NV 89431; 775-331-2303. A 12-step program and self-help group for crystal meth abuse and addiction recovery.
  • Driars Club – 345 S Wells Ave, Reno, NV 89502; 775-324-9210                  Alcoholics Anonymous family groups for friends and families of alcoholics
  • Narcotics Anonymous (NA) – Sierra Sage Region – PO Box 11913, Reno, NV 89510; 775-322-4811. 12-step program and self-help group for narcotics abuse and addiction recovery

ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT

  • BristleconeKeystone Campus: 1155 W 4th St, Reno, NV 89503 – 775-333-7877;  Adult outpatient and family drug and alcohol abuse and addiction treatment.     North Star Treatment Campus: 480 Galletti Way, Bldg 3&4, Sparks, NV 89431 – 775-329-4047; SageWind Treatment Campus: 1725 S McCarran Blvd, Reno, NV 89502 – 775-954-1400. Adult detox and residential treatment for drug and alcohol abuse.
  • Family Counseling Service – 575 E Plumb Ln, Suite 100, Reno, NV 89502; 775-329-0623. Psychotherapy; group counseling for court ordered male and female domestic violence perpetrators; marriage and family private counseling; classes on substance abuse, domestic abuse, and parenting. 
  • Footprint Counseling Services – 1135 Terminal Way, Suite 112, Reno, NV 89502; 775-322-3668. Substance abuse treatment services, mental health services, detoxification services, transitional housing, aftercare services, drug testing, substance abuse education. Sliding fee scale. 
  • New Frontier Treatment Center – 1490 Grimes Ave, Fallon, NV 89406; 775-423-1412 or 775-427-4040. Substance abuse and behavioral health services for adults and adolescents. Several levels of residential treatment and outpatient services available.
  • Quest – 3500 Lakeside Ct., Suite 101, Reno, NV 89509; 775-786-6880. Substance abuse and mental health programs for adults and adolescents, and their families. Counseling, consulting, prevention, and crisis intervention programs offered.
  • Reno-Sparks Gospel Mission – 355 Record St, Reno, NV 89512; 775-329-0485. Free, long-term, faith-based residential addiction recovery program.
  • Renown Behavioral Health – 850 Mill St, Suite 301, Reno, NV 89502; 775-928-5318. Behavioral health offers a wide array of services to help adults, adolescents or children dealing with mental health issues, ranging from outpatient treatment to partial hospitalization. 
  • The Ridge House – 944 W 1st St, Reno, NV 89503; 775-322-8941. Residential and outpatient treatment services for drug/alcohol abuse. Addiction and mental health assessments available. Sliding scale fee applies. Priority admission given to pregnant women. 
  • Salvation Army ARP Residential Program – 1931 Sutro St., Reno, NV 89512; 775-688-4563. Faith-based residential addiction recovery program. Also offers 6-month work therapy program. 
  • Sierra Recovery Center – 1137 Emerald Bay Road, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150; 530-541-5190. Substance abuse treatment center for adults and adolescents (12-18). Detoxification services available. Special track for pregnant women. 
  • Step 1, Inc. – 1015 N Sierra St, Reno, NV 89502; 775-356-0371. Substance abuse treatment for women. Services range from outpatient treatment to residential treatment for women and children. Priority given to women and IV users. Sliding fee scale applies. 
  • Vitality Unlimited – Main office: 3740 Idaho St, Elko, NV 89801; 775-738-8004. Treatment facilities located in Elko, Battle Mountain, Winnemucca, Lake Tahoe, Wells, and Reno. Substance abuse treatment services, mental health services, detoxification services, transitional housing, aftercare. 

CHILD ABUSE AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

  • Advocates to End Domestic Violence – 32 Sierra Ave, Carson City 89702; 775-883-7654. Sexual assault counseling; parenting classes; women’s support group; 24-hour shelter; referral services; support groups; thrift store.
  • American Comprehensive Counseling Services – 860 Tyler Way, Sparks 89431; 775-356-0371. Psychotherapy; group counseling for court ordered male and female domestic violence perpetrators; marriage and family private counseling; classes on substance abuse, domestic abuse, and parenting. 
  • Committee to Aid Abused Women (CAAW) – 1735 Vassar St, Reno, NV 89502; 775-329-4150. Shelter, transitional housing, diapers, TPO assistance, food, clothing, and community referrals. 
  • Crisis Call Center and Survivors of Incest/Sexual Abuse/Rape/Suicide – PO Box 8016, Reno, NV 89507; 775-784-8090. After-hours child and elder abuse reporting; grief counseling referrals; sexual assault support groups and suicide support.
  • Family Counseling Services of Northern Nevada – 575 E Plumb Ln, Suite 100, Reno, NV 89502; 775-329-0623.  Counseling: domestic violence/sexual abuse/substance abuse/credit; parents united; medicare/medicaid and medicaid HPN; sliding fee scale. Offers dual diagnosis track, individuals, family and group therapy; substance abuse/sexual abuse counseling. 
  • ING Counseling Services / Men in Conflict (Group) – 3500 Lakeside Court Suite # 120, Reno, NV 89509; 775-329-6002. Marriage & family therapy; psychologists; psychotherapists; mental health specialists; treatment for adult sex offenders and victims of sexual abuse; evenings and weekends available by appointment. 
  • NV Network Against Domestic Violence (NNADV) – 220 S Rock Blvd., Suite 7, Reno, NV 89502; 775-828-1115. Supports programs for domestic violence in Nevada; no direct services; provides referrals. 
  • Reno-Sparks Indian Colony Human Services – 405 Golden Ln, Reno, NV 89502; 775-329-6311. Elder abuse; child welfare; child protective services; domestic violence; general assistance for those enrolled with a federally recognized tribe; referrals. 
  • Tahoe SAFE Alliance (Formerly Tahoe Women’s Services) – Crisis line: 1-800-736-1060; Incline Village office: 948 Incline Way – 530-298-0010; Kings Beach office: 8520 Brook Ave – 530-546-7804; Truckee office: 12257 Business Park Dr Unit 6 – 530-582-9117. Shelter, counseling, and support groups for victims of domestic violence, sexual violence, and child abuse. 
  • Temporary Protection Order Advocate – 1 S. Sierra St, Room 308 (Washoe County Court House); 775-328-3468. Helps victims of domestic violence through process of protection.
  • Victim/Witness Assistant Center – Mills Lane Justice Center, 1 S. Sierra St, 4th Floor, Reno, NV 89501; 775-328-3210. Assists victims through court processes; helps victims of crimes through advocacy; provides community outreach referrals. 
  • Victims of Violent Crime – 4600 Kietzke Ln. Bldg I, Suite 205, Reno, NV 89502; 775-688-2900. Assists victims of violent crimes with medical costs, lost wages, funeral expenses, counseling; must file police report. 
  • Victims of Crime Treatment Center (UNR) – 775-784-6828. Provides treatment at no cost to adults/children for sexual abuse. 
  • Safe Embrace – PO Box 3745, Reno, NV 89505; 775-322-3466. Domestic violence intervention and prevention program; emergency shelter for women and children; 24-hour crisis line; parenting classes; financial planning; legal advocacy; childcare; job readiness; information and referral services; support groups. 
  • Washoe County Social Services – 350 South Center St, Reno, NV 89501; 775-785-8600. Child protective services; investigation of suspected child abuse/neglect; emergency; placement for foster care; parenting classes; referrals. 

CHILDCARE

  • Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows – 2680 E 9th St, Reno, NV 89512; 775-331-3605. 3905 Neil Rd #1, Reno, NV 89502; 775-828-3940. Provides a safe haven for children and teens; after-school and summer programs available. 
  • Bureau of Services for Child Care in Washoe County – 350 South Center St., Reno, NV 89502; 775-337-4470. Provides licenses for child care facilities and providers. 
  • College of Education Programs & Services (UNR) – 775-784-4400. Infant and toddler program; preschool program; Kindergarten/first grade program; summer day camp; early head start (open to pregnant women); campus care connections (child care information and support, day care referrals, other resources). 
  • Child Care Aware – Hotline: 1-800-424-2246. Child care referral and resource specialists; information on subsidies and state licensing requirements. 
  • Children’s Cabinet – 1090 S Rock Blvd, Reno, NV 89502; 775-856-6210. Childcare subsidy based on income; referrals and community classes available.
  • Community Services Agency Head Start – 1090 E 8th St, Reno, NV 89512; 775-786-6023 Ext. 209. Federally funded pre-school program for 3 to 5-year-olds of low-income families; dental and health care provided; special needs addressed; no cost to participant.
  • Early Learning Center at E.L. Wiegand Youth Center – 1270 Foster Dr. Reno, NV 89509; 775-322-9030. Provides licensed preschool for children six weeks through kindergarten; before and after school care for children up to 12 years of age; Children’s Cabinet subsidies accepted.
  • Girl Scouts of the Sierra Nevada – 605 Washington Street
    Reno Nevada 89503; (775) 322-0642. Offers programs and assistance for girls of low-income families in Northern Nevada. Program focuses include healthy living, STEM, financial literacy, environmental leadership and responsibility, and community service. 
  • Holy Child Early Learning Center (Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada) – 440 Reno Ave, Reno, NV 89509; 775-329-2979. Daycare and education for children ages eight weeks through five years. 
  • Project Assist – 445 Apple St, Reno 89502; 1-800-522-0066. Nevada State Health Division’s central resource directory for anyone seeking information about organizations, programs or agencies that may provide services and supports for children and young adults up to 21 years with disabilities, and their families.
  • Project Solution – 1090 Bresson Ave, Reno, NV 89502; 775-870-1112. Community center for homeless and low-income youth. Provides job skills, work experience, and job training for adolescents; After-school care and out-of-school camps during extended breaks. 
  • YMCA of the Sierra – 1300 Foster Dr., Reno, NV 89509; 775-323-9622. Before and after-school programs; year-round day camp programs; health and fitness programs; full-time daycare; preschool for ages six weeks through four years; recreational opportunities for children, adults, and seniors. 

CLOTHING, DIAPERS, AND THRIFT STORES

  • Aly’s Prom Closet – 575 E Plumb Ln, Reno, NV 89503; 329-0623, x175. Provides dresses, tuxedos, shoes, boutonnieres, corsages, hair styles, make-up, prom tickets and other related services for teens from financially challenged families.
  • Committee to Aid Abused Women – 1735 Vassar St., Reno, NV 89502; 775-329-4150. Clothing assistance available to victims of domestic violence and their children. 
  • Casa de Vida Baby’s Closet – 1290 Mill St., Reno, NV 89502; 775-329-1070. Free clothing for infants and toddlers of families in need. 
  • Catholic Charities St. Vincent’s Program – 500 E 4th St., Reno, NV 89501; 775-322-7073. Thrift store, food pantry, dining room, adoptions program, immigration assistance, donation program, and other resources, including bus passes, employment support, hygiene products, and referral service. 
  • Children’s Cabinet – 1090 S Rock Blvd, Reno, NV 89502; 775-322-7073. Clothing vouchers for children, child care subsidies, parenting classes, gas vouchers, referrals to other agencies. 
  • Crisis Pregnancy Center – 852 Haskel St. Reno, NV 89509; 775-826-5144. Diapers and clothing for infant-toddler aged children. Maternity clothing also available. 
  • Good Shepherd Clothing Closet – 335 Record St, 1st Floor, Reno, NV 89501; 775-348-0605. Free clothing, bedding, and kitchen items with voucher. Volunteers can earn clothing vouchers every 30 days. 
  • Goodwill Industries – 2424 Oddie Blvd. Suite C, Reno, NV 89512; 775-358-6444. Thrift store and employment assistance. 
  • Reno-Sparks Gospel Mission – 355 Record St., Reno, NV; 775-323-0386. Thrift Depots – 575 E 4th St, 775-786-4499; 1075 North Hills Dr, 775-972-3831; 640 Greenbrae Dr, 775-331-5020; 630 Gentry Way, 775-825-4424. Vouchers for free clothing available for men, women, and children. Also offers food assistance, shelter, and addiction recovery services. 
  • Salvation Army Thrift Store – 1931 Sutro St. Reno, NV 89512; 775-688-4555. Services provided for low-income and homeless families include emergency food boxes, household items, and mattresses. 
  • Warm for All Seasons – 775-329-4010. Baby clothes, furniture and toys available with referral from case manager. Call to arrange services.
  • Washoe ARC – 790 Sutro St, Reno, NV 89512; 775-333-9272. Provides advocacy and employment, learning, recreational and social opportunities for people with disabilities.Referral preferred. 
  • Women and Children’s Center of the Sierra – 3905 Neil Rd, Suite 2, Reno, NV 89502; 775-825-7395. Services and programs include education, job training, diaper bank, case management, coordination of services and referrals, women’s counseling groups, childcare training, legal clinics, client success program, and life and employability skills trainings. 

COUNSELING SERVICES and MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT

  • AGAPE Psychological Services – 210 Marsh Ave Suite 100, Reno, NV 89509; 775-322-4003. Marital, abuse, eating disorders, and addictions counseling. Group sessions for sexual offenders, parolees, and families. Payments calculated on sliding fee scale. 
  • Alpine Counseling – 4600 Kietzke Ln, C #122, Reno, NV 89502; 775-823-9133. Provides counseling services for individuals, couples, and families on a sliding fee scale if they have no insurance. Provide psychological testing for bariatric surgeries. Medicaid/Medicare providers. 
  • American Comprehensive Counseling – 860 Tyler Way, Sparks, NV 89431; 775-356-0371. Counseling, therapy, and services for anger management, domestic violence, parenting, individual and family counseling, and substance abuse treatment. Mental health evaluations available. 
  • Behavioral Health at Renown – 850 Mill St. Suite 301, Reno, NV 89502; 775-982-5318. Mental health treatment, services, and assessments for adult, adolescents, and children. Psychiatric and counseling services. Individual, family, and group therapy. 
  • Bridge Center (Reno) – 1201 Corporate Boulevard, Suite 100, Reno, NV 89502. Variety of mental health and substance abuse services for individuals and families.
  • Charles M. McGee Center – 2097 Longley Lane, Reno, NV 89502; 775-856-4600. Gateway for early intervention and prevention programs to identify at-risk youths and empower families to work cooperatively to solve problems. Services include reception, processing, and case management.
  • Children’s Behavioral Services – 2655 Enterprise Rd., Reno, NV 89512; 775-688-1600. Therapeutic services with referral for children ages 0-18.
  • Children’s Cabinet – 1090 S Rock Blvd, Reno, NV 89502; 775-856-6210. Childcare subsidy based on income; referrals and community classes available.
  • Continuing Care – Health Care for Homeless Veterans – 1000 Locust St, Reno, NV 89502; 775-786-7200 ext. 1401. Substance abuse and mental health treatment; assistance with residential issues; other medical care. 
  • Downing Clinic, UNR – William Raggio Building Rm 3007, 1664 N Virginia St, Reno, NV 89557. Individual, couples, family, and group counseling; parenting classes; workshops; consultation; testing services; referrals. Services available for patients three years and older. Operates on sliding fee scale. 
  • Crisis Call Center and Survivors of Incest/Sexual Abuse/Rape/Suicide – PO Box 8016, Reno, NV 89507; 775-784-8090. Hotline: 1-800-992-5757. After-hours child and elder abuse reporting; grief counseling referrals; sexual assault support groups and suicide support. 
  • Crisis Pregnancy Center – 853 Haskell St, Reno, NV 89509; 775-826-5144. Services available to eligible women include free pregnancy testing; ultrasounds; counseling; referrals; clothes and diapers. 
  • Family and Consumer Credit Counseling Services of Northern Nevada – 575 E Plumb Ln, #100, Reno, NV 89502; 775-329-0623. Mental health, domestic violence, substance abuse, and credit counseling services available. 
  • Maple Star Nevada – 900 W First St, Suite 200, Reno, NV 89503; 775-677-2216. Individual and family therapy; psychosocial rehabilitation; mental health assessment; basic skills services to youth and adults. 
  • Mojave Adult, Child, and Family Services – 745 W. Moana Ln, Suite 100, Reno, NV 89509. Services include medication management, psychiatric care, therapy, targeted case management for youth and adults, and day treatment for adults. 
  • Nevada Hispanic Services – 3904 Neil Rd Suite 2, Reno, NV 89502; 775-826-1818. Information and referral; interpretation and translation; health care education; HIV/AIDS prevention and screening; immigration services; court paperwork assistance.
  • Nevada Mental Health Institute – 480 Galletti Way, Sparks, NV 89431; 775-688-2001. Inpatient/outpatient services for adults 18 and older. Sliding fee scale applies.
  • Northern Nevada Center for Independent Living – 999 Pyramid Way, Sparks, NV 89431; 775-353-3599. State-funded advocacy and referrals for people with physical and mental disabilities; assistance with housing, jobs, benefits; application assistance; deaf resource center; no fees. 
  • Quest Counseling & Consulting, Inc. – 3500 Lakeside Court Suite 101, Reno, NV 89509; 775-786-6880. Individual and family counseling; assessments and case management; crisis intervention; cognitive behavior therapy.
  • ReStart Nevada – 225 Record St, Suite 155 Reno, NV 89501; 775-324-2622. Assessment and case management; mental health support; rental, mortgage, utility assistance; showers. No charge for individuals and families who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. 
  • Ridgeview Counseling and Family Therapy Group – 2650 Warren Way Reno, NV 89509; 775-823-4080. Individual, couples, group, and family counseling for trauma/PTSD, depression, grief, LGBT, court services, couples counseling, parenting issues, veterans; sliding fee scale applies. 
  • Robison House – 500 California Ave, Reno, NV 89509; 775-355-7722. Individual and couples therapy; substance abuse counseling; marriage and family therapy; social security disability evaluation. 
  • Senior Bridges – Outpatient: 2385 E Prater Way Suite 102, Sparks, NV 89431; Inpatient: 2375 E Prater Way, Sparks, NV 89434; 775-356-1279. Geropsychiatric behavioral health programs. Inpatient services include evaluation and treatment for dementia, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, psychosis, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, substance abuse, and major depression. Group, individual, and family therapy offered. Outpatient services include individual, couples, family, and group therapies. 
  • Sierra Regional Center – 605 S 21st St Sparks, 89431; 775-688-1930. Serves individuals from birth to death with developmental disabilities or related conditions. Those who qualify for services may be eligible for respite, temporary or long-term care, in-home help, job or day training, and residential supports. 
  • Silver Springs Mental Health Center – 605 S 21st St Sparks, NV 89431; 775-577-0319; Crisis hotline: 800-992-5757. Services for children, adolescents, and adults, including counseling, psychosocial rehabilitation, service coordination, consultation and education, crisis services during business hours, and group therapy. 
  • Vestige Project – 620 E Plumb Ln, Reno, NV 89502; 775-825-3043. Provides services to children, families, and adults who are struggling with mental health issues. In-home services available. 
  • West Hills Hospital – 1240 E 9th St, Reno, 89512; 775-323-0478. Psychiatric hospital and mental health treatment for children, adolescents, and adults. Services range from hospitalization to outpatient care. 

CREDIT AND FINANCIAL

  • AARP -1155 E 9th St, Reno, NV 89512; 775-328-2506. Referrals and reverse mortgage counseling available for clients over 50. 
  • Consumer Credit Affiliates – 3100 Mill Street, Suite 111, Reno, NV 89502; 775-337-6363. Debt counseling, management, education, advocacy, mortgage counseling, and bank account information. 
  • Family and Consumer Credit Counseling Services of Northern Nevada – 575 E Plumb Ln #100, Reno, NV 89502; 775-329-0623. Mental health, domestic violence, substance abuse, and credit counseling. 
  • Legal Helpers – National Bankruptcy Advice Hotline: 1-800-379-0985. Consumer law firm assists with bankruptcy and foreclosure information. Free service. 
  • National Debt Relief Hotline – 1-800-291-1042. Service contacts creditors, reduces payments, interest, and principal amounts; helps stop collection calls. 

DISABILITIES

  • Autism Coalition – 1790 Vassar St, Reno, 89502; 775-329-2268. Advocacy group that provides information, referrals, and support to people with autism as well as their families, caregivers, and interested professionals. 
  • Disability Resources, Inc. – 50 E Greg St, Suite 102 Sparks, NV; 775-329-1126. Helps people with disabilities to learn basic living skills. 
  • Family Ties of Nevada – 3100 Mill St Suite 117, Reno, NV 89506; 775-823-9500. Provides training, information, and emotional support to individuals with disabilities and their families. 
  • Nevada PEP – 4600 Kietzke Ln Suite O-269, Reno, NV 89502; 775-448-9950. Provides information, services, and training to families of children with disabilities. 
  • Northern Nevada Center for Independent Living – 999 Pyramid Way, Sparks, NV 89431; 775-353-3599. Services for people with physical and mental disabilities, including advocacy, referrals for housing, jobs, and benefits; application assistance; deaf resource center. 
  • Nevada State Vocational Rehabilitation – 1325 Corporate Blvd, Reno, NV 89502; 775-823-8100. Services to the blind and visually impaired, including employment and independent living help, resources for job search, unemployment, and resume writing.
  • Project Assist – 445 Apple St, Reno 89502; 1-800-522-0066. Works with families with special needs children 0-21 years old; offers childcare. 
  • RAVE Foundation – 1702 G St, Sparks, NV 89431; 775-334-9647. Provides center-based respite care for children between three months and six years old who are disabled. 
  • Reno Autism Information Network (RAIN) – 1985 Valley Rd, Reno 89512; 775-747-8969. Information and referrals; online groups; support; advocacy. 
  • Sierra Regional Center – 605 S 21st St Sparks, 89431; 775-688-1930. Serves individuals from birth to death with developmental disabilities or related conditions. Those who qualify for services may be eligible for respite, temporary or long-term care, in-home help, job or day training, and residential supports. 
  • The Continuum – 3700 Grant Dr, Suite A Reno, NV 89509; 775-829-4700. Physical, occupational, and speech therapies; senior care and child care programs; support groups.
  • UNR Speech Pathology and Audiology Department – Nell J Redfield Building, Mail stop 152, Reno, NV 89557; 775-784-4887. Speech, hearing, voice and language evaluation and therapy services. 

ADULT EDUCATION AND RE-TRAINING

  • Community Resource Center – 4001 South Virginia St, Reno, NV 89502; 775-829-7323. Public computers for job applications and resume creation and editing; career skill testing; education and training to enhance skills; test prep for GED, ESL, and ESOL; online GED study program; Rosetta Stone language software.
  • Community Services Agency – 1090 E 8th St Reno, NV 89512; 775-786-6023. Free workforce development assistance, including resume development, job search and application assistance, training and supportive services subsidies, and job development workshops including computer training. 
  • Great Basin College Adult Basic Education – 1020 Elm St Elko, NV 89801; 775-753-2230. Preparation for GED or college classes for students who need to improve basic English and math skills.
  • JOIN, Inc. – 1201 Terminal Way, Suite 104 Reno, NV 89502; 775-336-4450. GED preparation, adult diploma, and high school credit remediation classes. 
  • Nevada State Vocational Rehabilitation – 1325 Corporate Blvd, Reno, NV 89502; 775-823-8100. Employment services for people with disabilities. 
  • Nevada Job Connect – 4001 South Virginia Street
    Reno, NV 89502; 775-284-9600. Training; career consultation and referrals for laid-off low-income workers; job seeking assistance; public access to computers, phones, copy machines; GED preparation.
  • Northern Nevada Literacy Council – 1400 Wedekind Rd, Reno, NV 89512; 775-356-1007. Adult basic literacy, ESL, reading, and writing assistance for adults 18 and over; family literacy; computer lab; GED prep; pathways to careers program 
  • Sierra Nevada Job Corps – 14175 Mt Charleston, Reno, NV 89506; 775-789-1000. Vocational training for 16 to 24-year-olds. Program includes job training, GED/High School program, residence halls, free clinic, medical/dental/vision for low income clients.
  • Truckee Meadows Community College Re-entry Center– 7000 Dandini Blvd, RDMT 114, Reno, NV 89512; 775-673-7170. Offers assistance to special populations who are returning to school and/or the workplace. Helps individuals become economically self-sufficient through education, vocational training, and enhanced job search skills. 
  • University of Nevada, Reno – 1664 N Virginia St, Reno, NV 89557; 775-784-1110.
  • Upward Bound UNR – 203 Edmund J Cain Hall, Mail Stop 062, Reno, NV 89557; 775-784-4978. Free college prep designed to help first-generation, low-income high school students graduate from high school, gain acceptance into and successfully complete college.
  • Veterans Upward Bound TMCC – 5270 Neil Rd, Meadowood Center, S303, Reno, NV 89502; 775-829-9007. Free educational program for qualified, honorably discharged veterans who meet eligibility requirements. Program will assist veterans in preparing for success in college and other post-secondary training, and includes programs such as counseling and college skills development, advising, individual assessment and career planning, classes for English and math skills improvement, tutoring, GED assistance, information and assistance with financial aid and admissions, and referrals to other services. 
  • Washoe County School District – 425 E 9th St, Reno, NV 89512; 775-348-0200. GED classes and testing.
  • Washoe Adult High School – 777 West 2nd St Reno, NV 89503; 775-333-5020. GED, adult diploma, basic literacy, ESL, and HS proficiency prep programs available. 
  • Western Nevada College – 2001 W College Pkwy, Carson City, NV 89703; 775-445-3000. Re-entry program, applied science and technology programs, allied health and nursing program.

EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING

  • AARP Work Search Foundation – 1135 Terminal Way #102, Reno, NV 89502; 775-323-2243. Career exploration, education and training, job search help, and other resources for 55+ job seekers. 
  • Career Choices – 6880 S McCarran Blvd #7, Reno, NV 89511; 775-826-2555. Temporary and full-time employment placement, training program, interview assistance, and resume posting.
  • Community Resource Center – 4001 South Virginia St, Reno, NV 89502; 775-829-7323. Public computers for job applications and resume creation and editing; career skill testing; education and training to enhance skills; test prep for GED, ESL, and ESOL; online GED study program; Rosetta Stone language software.
  • Community Services Agency – 1090 E 8th St, Reno, NV 89512; 775-786-6023. Free services including employment assistance and training; resume development; job search and application assistance; computer classes and lab; workforce development workshops; skills assessments. 
  • Department of Employment Training and Rehabilitation – 420 Galletti Way, Sparks, NV 89502; 775-687-6899. Temporary labor assistance. Veterans representative onsite. 
  • Disability Resources, Inc. – 50 E Greg St, Suite 102 Sparks, NV; 775-329-1126. Job development and coaching for people with disabilities. 
  • JOIN, Inc. – 1201 Terminal Way, Suite 104 Reno, NV 89502; 775-336-4450. Job search and retention workshops, problem identification sessions, job matching services, job banks, resume assistance, interview practice and preparation. 
  • Labor Ready – 4385 Neil Rd #118, Reno, NV 89502; 775-827-2010. Temporary employment agency offering daily pay and a variety of work industries. Permanent hiring possibilities available. 
  • Manpower Temporary Service – 86 E Glendale Ave, Sparks, NV 89431; 775-685-1111. Referrals for industrial and clerical positions; assistance in securing full-time, part-time, and temporary employment.
  • Nevada Job Connect – 4001 South Virginia Street, Reno, NV 89502; 775-284-9600. Training; career consultation and referrals for laid-off low-income workers; job seeking assistance; public access to computers, phones, copy machines; resume assistance.
  • Nevada State Vocational Rehabilitation – 1325 Corporate Blvd, Reno, NV 89502; 775-823-8100. Employment services for people with mental/physical disabilities, and recovering alcoholics and drug addicts, including job skills assessment and job search assistance. Veteran services available. 
  • ProNet – 1201 Terminal Way Suite 100, Reno, NV 89502; 775-674-5408. Prepares unemployed professionals to reenter the workforce, and includes services such as resume writing, interviewing, networking, and job hunting assistance. 
  • Reno/Sparks Casual and Industrial Labor – 420 Galletti Way, Sparks, NV 89431; (775) 687-6899. Temporary jobs with daily pay; no service fee, no identification required for registration. On-site veterans representative. 
  • Sierra Nevada Job Corps – 14175 Mt Charleston, Reno, NV 89506; 775-789-1000. No cost career technical training and vocational training for low-income individuals ages 16-24. 
  • TalentFramework – 5596 Longley Ln, Reno, NV 89511; 775-322-6836. Temporary employment agency for temporary and temp-to-hire positions. Services include workshops, classes, training, and career coaching. 
  • Truckee Meadows Community College Re-entry Center– 7000 Dandini Blvd, RDMT 114, Reno, NV 89512; 775-673-7170. Offers assistance to special populations who are returning to school and/or the workplace. Helps individuals become economically self-sufficient through education, vocational training, and enhanced job search skills. 
  • Western Apprenticeship Coordinators Association (WACA) – 4635 Longley Ln, Suite 108, Reno, NV 89502; 775-825-6866. Multi-year paid apprenticeship program for careers in construction for individuals with GED or high school diploma. Benefits package included. 

ENERGY ASSISTANCE

FAMILY RESOURCE CENTERS

  • Family Resource Centers of Northern and Rural Nevada – Multiple Locations (see link for full list); (775) 684-4001. Offers ESL classes, family advocacy, emergency basic needs, parenting classes, community referrals, family support services, employment information, infant/toddler play groups, and more at many locations across Northern Nevada.
  • Children’s Cabinet – 1090 S Rock Blvd, Reno, NV 89502; 775-856-6210. Childcare subsidy based on income; referrals and community classes available.
  • Women and Children’s Center of the Sierra – 3905 Neil Rd, Suite 2, Reno, NV 89502; 775-825-7395. Services and programs include education, job training, diaper bank, case management, coordination of services and referrals, women’s counseling groups, childcare training, legal clinics, client success program, and life and employability skills trainings. 

FIRE/POLICE/NON-EMERGENCY

FOOD RESOURCES

  • Committee to Aid Abused Women (CAAW) – 1735 Vassar St, Reno, NV 89502; 775-329-4150. Shelter, transitional housing, diapers, TPO assistance, food, clothing, and community referrals. 
  • Children’s Cabinet Food Pantry – 1090 South Rock Blvd Reno, NV 89502; 775-856-6200. Provides food goods to clients and other who are in need. 
  • The Commodity Supplemental Food Program – Federal nutrition program of the Food Bank of Northern Nevada that works to improve the health of low-income pregnant and breastfeeding women, new mothers, infants, children up to age six, and people age 60 years and older. Participants receive a free monthly box of supplemental food. WIC participants are not eligible, and income guidelines apply. 
  • Food Bank of Northern Nevada – 550 Italy Drive McCarran, NV  89434; 775-331-3663. Regional food distribution center for Northern Nevada.
  • Kids Cafe – 775-331-3663 ext 132 or 145. Free meal program run by the Food Bank of Northern Nevada for children ages 1-18 years. Provides free dinners at public schools and community centers across Washoe County throughout the school year. 
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP – Formerly Food Stamps) – Helps people with little or no income buy food. Income qualifications apply. 
  • Our Savior Lutheran Church – 1900 1st St Sparks, NV 89431; 775-358-0743. Photo ID needed. One month wait in between visits. Participation allowed four times per year. 
  • St. Vincent’s Dining Room – 325 Valley Rd, Reno 89512; 775-329-5363. Serves meals to poor, homeless, and under-served men, women, and children six days a week including holidays. 
  • St. Vincent’s Food Pantry – 500 E Fourth St, Reno, NV 89512; 775-786-5266. Provides a substantial amount of food to families once per month. Amount of food given depends on family size. 
  • Salvation Army Social Services – 1931 Sutro St, Reno, NV 89502; 775-688-4555. Provides nutritional meals for homeless people of all ages, as well as individuals and families who may be down on their luck and in need of some extra assistance.
  • Sparks Christian Fellowship – 510 Greenbrae Dr., Sparks, NV 89431; 775-331-2303. Offers two bags of perishable foods per family; six visits allowed per year. Must skip one week between visits. 
  • Washoe County Senior Services – 1155 E 9th St Reno, 89512; 775-328-2575. Serves people 60 years and older. Provides delivered meals program for home-bound seniors who qualify. 
  • WIC Program – 1001 E 9th St Bldg B, Reno, NV 89512; 775-328-2299. Food supplements for pregnant women, infants, and children under five years of age; supplements for breastfeeding mothers with children under one year old; nutritional courses. 
  • University Family Fellowship – 1125 Stanford Way, Sparks, NV 89431; 775-359-2222. House of worship that offers food distribution for the community. 

FUNERAL SERVICES

  • Walton’s Funeral Homes – Walton’s Sierra Chapel 875 W. Second Street, Reno, NV 89503; 775-323-7189. Other locations include Sparks, Carson City, Gardnerville, and Susanville. Part of the Veterans and Family Memorial Care network; experts at delivering veterans funeral benefits, cremation benefits, and burial benefits.  
  • Veterans Memorial Cemeteries – Northern Nevada: 14 Veterans Way, Fernley, NV 89408; 775-575-4441. Southern Nevada: 1900 Veterans Memorial Dr., Boulder City, NV 89005; 702-486-5920. Burial plots and information for eligible veterans and veteran spouses. 

HOMELESS/TRANSITIONAL SHELTERS

  • 24-7 TLC – 1035 E 8th St., Reno, NV 89512; 776-786-7723. Transitional housing for individuals and couples. Also available for young adults and people with special needs. Low-income rental.
  • Safe Embrace – PO Box 3745, Reno, NV 89505; 775-322-3466. Emergency shelter for women and children who are victims of domestic violence.
  • Casa De Vida – 1290 Mill St. Reno 89502; 775-329-1070. Housing for young, pregnant women. 
  • Volunteers of America Northern Nevada – 775-322-7143. VOA provides enhanced services designed to provide homeless individuals and families the resources and services that will get them back on their feet. Family Shelter: 108-bed facility for families and pregnant women. Rooms available for families as large as ten people. Specific rooms available for pregnant women as well as single mothers with babies. Women’s Shelter: 50-bed facility for women. Men’s Shelter: 158-bed facility that provides housing and support services including referrals for permanent housing, health care, and education and career opportunities. Overflow shelter also available.
  • HAWC Community Health Centers Homeless Outreach – 335 Record St, Reno, NV 89501; 775-329-4145. Provides literally homeless individuals and families with free medical care. 
  • Community Services Agency – 1090 E 8th St, Reno, NV 89512; 775-786-6023. Offers affordable housing to eligible seniors, families, and individuals. 
  • Community Housing Resource Board – PO Box 20604, Reno, NV 89515; 775-337-9155. Develops, owns, and manages affordable housing units in Reno for low and moderate income persons. 
  • Family Promise of Reno/Sparks – PO Box 20988, Reno, NV 89515; 775-284-5566. Community-wide program that provides transitional shelter and comprehensive assistance for families with children (not for couples or individuals). Provides case management services to assist families in seeking stable income. No cost applies.
  • Homeless Evaluation Liaison Program (HELP) – 315 Record St, Reno, NV 89512; 775-334-2178. Provides emergency bus tickets for homeless individuals who are unable to work or earn money. Assists in reconnecting homeless individuals with families and other support systems. 
  • Hosanna Home – PO Box 51316 Sparks, NV 89435; 775-232-5416. Faith-based transitional living program that promotes spiritual, mental, and physical health while teaching life skills. Available to homeless women. Not temporary emergency shelter; residency by application only. 
  • Northern Nevada HOPES – 580 W 5th St #9 Reno, NV 89503; 775-348-2893. Provides social services to persons with HIV/AIDS, including housing and utility assistance for eligible persons. 
  • Reno Housing Authority – 1525 E 9th St Reno, NV 89512; 775-331-5138. Provides homes for those of low and moderate income. Provides housing subsidies to low income families in Reno, Sparks, and Washoe county through rental assistance programs. 
  • Reno-Sparks Gospel Mission – 355 Record St Reno, NV 89512; 775-329-0485. Offers emergency and long-term services for men and women in need, including addiction recovery and transitional housing. Clothing vouchers, emergency food assistance, evening meals, and social service referrals also available. 

HOUSING – AFFORDABLE/ASSISTED

  • Aspen Terrace Apartments – 355 Kirman Ave, Reno, NV 89502; 775-337-3000. One and two bedroom units available. 
  • Austin Crest Apartments – 1295 Grand Summit Dr Reno, NV 89523; 775-787-9600. Two and three bedroom units available.
  • Banbridge Apartments – 1000 El Rancho Dr Sparks, NV 89431; 775-331-7170. One and two bedroom units available; pets accepted.
  • Boulder Creek Apartments – 4005 Moorpark Ct. Sparks, NV 89433; 775-674-1616. One, two, and three bedroom units available. 
  • Carville Park Apartments – 1244 Carville Dr Reno, NV 89512; 775-323-7443. One bedroom units available; low-income, HUD, and section 8 housing; assisted living available; application and interview required. 
  • Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada – 395 Gould St Reno, NV 89512; 775-322-2143. Provides low-income individuals and families with affordable housing. Offers studio apartments, group living apartments, and single family homes/duplexes. 
  • Centennial Park Annex – 1652 Wedekind Rd, Reno, NV 89512; 775-322-1040. Offers two and three bedroom units. Assisted living available. 
  • Community Garden Apartments – 2330 Wedekind Rd, Reno, NV 89512; 775-358-5907. One, two, and three bedroom units available; section 8 and assisted housing available. 
  • Community Services Agency – 1090 E 8th St Reno, NV 89512; 775-786-6023. Offers affordable housing to eligible seniors, families, and other individuals. 
  • Cottonwood Village Apartments – 2655 Yori Ave, Reno, NV 89502; 775-825-4999. Affordable family housing with supportive services available through the Northern Nevada Community Housing Resource Board. 
  • Dakota Crest Apartments – 466 Kirman Ave Reno, NV 89502; 775-333-0766. Two and three bedroom units available. 
  • Diamond Creek Apartments – 1205 S Meadows Pkwy Reno, NV 89521; 775-852-2339. Two, three, and four bedroom units available. 
  • Golden Apartments – 520 Brinkby Ave Reno, NV 89509; 775-826-6563. One, two, and three bedroom units; section 8 housing available; income qualifications apply. 
  • Home Suites Apartments – 615 E Lincoln Way Sparks, NV 89431; 775-359-8701. Studio apartments available. 
  • Joseph’s Inn – 101 State St Reno, NV 89501; 775-322-2290. Available through the Northern Nevada Community Housing Resource Board. Provides permanent housing for homeless individuals at a subsidized rate which includes rent, utilities, basic cable, furniture, kitchen appliances, housekeeping, phone jack, and an on-site laundry room. 
  • Lakeview Apartments – 400 Linden St Reno, NV 89502; 775-825-1173. Studios, one, two, and three bedroom units available. Pets allowed. 
  • Linden Apartments – 400 Linden St Reno, NV 89502; 775-825-0987. One and two bedroom units available. Pets allowed. 
  • MacGregor Inn – 1661 E 6th St Reno, NV 89512; 775-329-3426. Daily, weekly, and monthly rates available. Units offer free cable TV, weekly maid services, refrigerator and microwave. 
  • Mill Place – 238 Mill St Reno, NV 89501; 775-322-6046. Studios with microwaves and refrigerators. 
  • Park Manor – 33 Park Street Reno, NV 89502; 775-337-9222. Studio units for one or two people; full kitchen and bathroom in each unit; rent includes utilities, furniture (including TV and phone), basic cable, weekly housekeeping, on-site laundry, and building security. Must meet income guidelines.  
  • Pinewood Terrace Apartments – 1455 Evelyn Way Reno, NV 89502; 775-825-1454. Two and three bedroom apartments available; assisted living. 
  • Reno Housing Authority – 1525 E 9th St Reno, NV 89512; 775-331-5138. Provides homes for those of low and moderate income. Provides housing subsidies to low income families in Reno, Sparks, and Washoe county through rental assistance programs. 
  • Sarrazin Arms Apartments – 541 W 3rd St Reno, NV 89503; 775-334-3190. Studio apartments, cable included in rent. On-site laundry. Section 8 available. 
  • Sunset Ridge Apartments – One, two, and three bedroom units available. Assisted living units available. 
  • Washoe Mill Apartments – 1375 Mill St Reno, NV 89502; 775-323-4299. 62+ assisted living community; studio and one-bedroom units available. Housing also available for disabled individuals under age 62. 
  • Willowbrook – 4050 Baker Ln Reno, NV 89509; 775-825-4090. One, two, and three bedroom apartments and town homes available. 
  • Yorkshire Terrace – 7760 Carlyle Dr Reno, NV 89506; 775-677-0717. Three and four bedroom duplexes; large-family friendly; cable included in rent. Section 8 welcome. 

HOUSING – EMERGENCY, INCLUDING HALFWAY HOUSING

  • 24-7 TLC – 1035 E 8th St Reno, NV 89512; 775-786-7723. Transitional living for re-entry, young adults, individuals and couples with special needs; low-income rental.
  • Casa De Vida – 1290 Mill St Reno, NV 89502; 775-329-1070. Housing for young, pregnant women. Community clothes closet, emergency diapers, formula, and children’s clothing available.
  •  Families are provided with three meals per day and a safe place to sleep at night. Family Promise Day center acts as a home base with telephone and shower and laundry facilities. Assistance with finding permanent housing and sustainable income.
  • Men’s Drop In Center – 315 Record St Reno, NV 89512; 775-329-8070. Emergency lodging for men. Homeless services and social services referrals. 
  • National Mortgage Relief Hotline – 1-800-750-8956. Resources for families falling behind on mortgage payments. Works with mortgage companies to make payment plans; discuss options alternative to foreclosure. 
  • Project Restart – 315 Record St #155 Reno, NV 89512; 775-324-2622. Homeless prevention program. Provides deposit, rent, and utility assistance, temporary and ongoing rental assistance, and case management for housing and crisis needs. 
  • Reno/Sparks Gospel Mission – 355 Record St Reno, NV 89512; 775-323-0386. Emergency and transitional housing for women and children. Social service referrals, guidance and counseling, and women’s services. 
  • Ridge House – 900 W 1st St #102 Reno, NV 89503; 775-322-8941. Outpatient and residential facility for men and women who have interaction with criminal justice system. Weekly charge. Long-term residential treatment program for substance abuse. Sliding fee system applies. 
  • Safe Embrace – PO Box 3745, Reno, NV 89505; 775-322-3466. Domestic violence intervention and prevention program; emergency shelter for women and children; 24-hour crisis line; parenting classes; financial planning; legal advocacy; childcare; job readiness; information and referral services; support groups. 
  • Salvation Army Motivated Men’s Program – 2300 Valley Rd; 775-688-4570. Faith-based work program, open to the public seven days a week, 24 hours a day.
  • St. Vincent’s Residence Emergency Shelter – 500 E 4th St Reno, NV 89501; 775-322-7073 x221. Temporary emergency shelter for individuals and families. 
  • Volunteers of America Northern Nevada – 775-322-7143. VOA provides enhanced services designed to provide homeless individuals and families the resources and services that will get them back on their feet. Family Shelter: 108-bed facility for families and pregnant women. Rooms available for families as large as ten people. Specific rooms available for pregnant women as well as single mothers with babies. Women’s Shelter: 50-bed facility for women. Men’s Shelter: 158-bed facility that provides housing and support services including referrals for permanent housing, health care, and education and career opportunities. Overflow shelter also available.

HOUSING FOR ELDERLY AND DISABLED ONLY – RENO/SPARKS AREA

  • Orvis Ring Apartments – 775-786-2279. 62 or older. Mobility-impaired individuals with doctor’s document also accepted. 
  • Sierra Manor Apartments – 2350 Paradise Dr. Reno, NV 89512; 775-331-4166. 1-bedroom apartments for 62+ or accessibility wheelchair disabled individuals. Application filing assistance available.
  • Silvercrest Senior Residence – 1690 Wedekind Rd Reno, 89512; 775-322-2050. 1-bedrooms for 62 and older. 

IMMIGRATION AND LANGUAGE SERVICES

  • ESL Program at TMCC – 7000 Dandini Blvd Room Vista B106 Reno, NV 89512; 775-674-7517. Provides students with English language practice. Appointments preferred. 
  • Immigration and Naturalization Services – 1351 Corporate Blvd Reno, NV 89502; 1-800-375-5283. Applications, green cards, renewal services, naturalizations, travel and employment authorization, fingerprinting services, immigration court. Appointment required. 
  • Washoe Legal Services – 299 S Arlington Blvd Reno, NV 89509; 775-329-2727. Offers legal services to residents of Reno and Washoe County, including divorce, bankruptcy, consumer issues, landlord issues, and family law. Probono offered. Immigration services include assistance to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and other crimes with adjustments of their immigration status. 

*UNDER CONSTRUCTION*

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